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“Black Lightning” takes darker tone in debut episode

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Copy Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The CW network is well known for their adaptation of DC comics characters. The “Arrowverse” includes the shows “Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl” and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.” All of these shows are well known for their incredibly well done first seasons, and it appears as thou...

“12 Strong” sets a new bar for war films

Written By Nick Brlansky

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

American Special Forces riding into battle on horseback with machine guns, what else needs to be said? Well, when it comes to the newest addition to the list of great war movies “12 Strong,” those couple of words won’t do this movie justice. It might not break any box office records, and might n...

“Phantom Thread” full of picturesque passion

Written By Amanda Myers, Copy Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Daniel Day Lewis appears in his most English film amidst awards buzz in America with “Phantom Thread.” With this being his supposed final film after an announcement of retirement, Lewis draws from within to deliver an unruly, refined performance.   Method acting mends its way into his charact...

‘Insidious: the Last Key’ falls short of potential

Written By Patrick Nucci

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The fourth installment in the Insidious franchise came out on the fifth of January, and it didn’t bring anything new to the so called “horror” series. “Insidious: The Last Key” furthers the story of “Insidious: Chapter 2” (“Insidious: Chapter 3” was a prequel to the first Insidious ...

‘The Post’ an Oscar shoe-in

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-A&E Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“The Post” begins with the acquiring of the Pentagon Papers, top-secret government documents detailing the United States’ continued failure in Vietnam. Once the findings in these documents are published by The New York Times, a federal court bars the paper from publishing any more info from the leak. Th...

St. Vincent a stylized sensation at Stage AE

Written By Amanda Myers, Copy Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

St. Vincent (a.k.a Annie Clark) has become a master at molding musical personas to twist and turn her audience’s perception of her. Tuesday night, at precisely 9 p.m. St. Vincent delivered yet another exhibition of her growing and contorted genius to a packed house at Stage AE. Appearing out o...

“You on the Moors Now” demands to be heard

Written By Erin Hyatt

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Crammed into the only remaining seat in the Studio Theater, bag tucked safely under my chair at the request of an usher, I waited with the rest of the audience for the lights to dim. Looking around, I wondered if I was the only one who had never heard of “You on the Moors Now,” or if I was the o...

Winter dance concert leaves audience with chills

Written By Dannys Marrero

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Winter Dance Concert had its opening night Friday, December 1 and it’s featuring powerful, action-packed performances by many Point Park dancers at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. The event, which runs from Dec.1-10 showcases four different dance routines, FIRST and CHAIRMAN DANCE in Act I, along wit...

Old Taylor Swift really is dead with “Reputation”

Written By Kayla Snyder, Co-Copy Desk Chief

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Taylor Swift made a statement when her first single off of the album “Reputation” painted a new era for the once country singer. “Look What You Made Do” was fan’s first peak into the post-hiatus world of Taylor Swift. The song is styled in a way that fans would not expect from the songwr...

The Globe Staff picks their favorite movies from 2017

The Globe Staff picks their favorite movies from 2017

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Baby Driver” By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor A lot of “Baby Driver” spoke to me, including the impeccable, suave performance from Ansel Elgort, the fast-paced, exhilarating action and the jamming soundtrack, but I think what resonated with me the most was the romance. The film, from ...

This years monumental music releases

This years monumental music releases

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-A&E Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Despite being a tumultuous year in many respects, 2017 brought us no shortage of great art. Albums from industry natives to exciting newcomers make up some of the best of the year. From the intimate confessionals of Jay-Z to the reserved beauty of Moses Sumney, here are some of the year’s best albu...

Book-ending 2017

Written By Emily Bennett and Beth Turnbull

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie “Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie  is 63 pocket-sized pages of engaging anecdotes, passionate parenting advice and wisdom with one common goal -- to educate the r...